Community Constituency Health Newry Newry and Armagh

Family of Newry Three Year Old Launch Appeal for Kidney Transplant

The family of local child Olly Cartmill have taken to social media in a plea for a kidney donor for their little boy. Little Olly has been told by doctors that he needs a kidney transplant immediately. Speaking from social media the family of Olly Cartmill have said: “Many of you who know Olly’s story […]

Community Constituency Craigavon Crime Upper Bann

Man Robbed at Knifepoint in Craigavon

Detectives are investigating after a man was robbed at knifepoint by two men in the vicinity of Tullygally Road in Craigavon on Monday, 20 March. At around 5.40pm the 21 year old was walking on the Black Path when he was approached by two unknown males, one of whom produced a knife and the other […]

Community Constituency Newry and Armagh South Armagh

Armagh Down Cycling Club Host Gullion Cycling Tour for PIPS

Armagh Down Cycling Club is calling on all cycling enthusiasts to join them for The Gullion Tour on Sunday, April 30th. This exciting cycling challenge aims to raise awareness and funds for PIPS Hope and Support, a local charity dedicated to suicide prevention and mental health. The Gullion Tour will take cyclists on a journey […]

Community Constituency Crime Lurgan Upper Bann

Lurgan Trader Ordered to Pay £10,000 Compensation for Substandard Work and Misleading Consumers

A Lurgan trader was today ordered to pay compensation of £10,000 to a victim at Laganside Magistrates’ Court, for failing to complete external construction work to the victim’s home to a satisfactory standard. The trader also quoted a significantly lower fee than he subsequently charged for the substandard works and he failed to provide the […]

Community Constituency Council Downpatrick Education Government Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Down

Chairperson Welcomes St Moninna’s Primary School to Council Chamber

Sixty school children from St Moninna’s Primary School, Newry Student Council visited Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Michael Savage and Council officials at Council Offices in Downpatrick recently. The pupils from Primary 6, expressed an interest in visiting the Council as they were keen to learn more about the plans to build the […]

Community Constituency Crime Portadown Upper Bann

Murder Investigation Following Death of Woman in Portadown

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Major Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation following the death of a woman in Portadown. Detective Chief Inspector Rachel Wilson said: “Police received a report of a house fire in the Church Street area of Portadown at around 2.15am this morning, Tuesday 21st March. “Officers attended […]

Community Constituency Crime Portadown Upper Bann

Woman Dies in House Fire in Portadown

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman in Portadown. Speaking on the issue Carla Lockhart MP said, “Very sad news this morning coming from Portadown with the confirmation that the police are investigating the 𝙙𝙚𝙖𝙩𝙝 𝙤𝙛 𝙖 𝙬𝙤𝙢𝙖𝙣 𝙛𝙤𝙡𝙡𝙤𝙬𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙖 𝙝𝙤𝙪𝙨𝙚 𝙛𝙞𝙧𝙚. 𝙈𝙮 𝙩𝙝𝙤𝙪𝙜𝙝𝙩𝙨 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙛𝙖𝙢𝙞𝙡𝙮 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙛𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙣𝙙𝙨 𝙤𝙛 […]

Community Constituency Council Election 2023 Elections Government Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Armagh

Murphy Welcomes Proposals for Community Paint Reuse Project

Sinn Féin councillor Declan Murphy has welcomed a council proposal to create a community paint reuse project for the district. The Slieve Gullion councillor said: “There are currently over 290 tonnes of paint left into the Household recycling centres across the district every year. “The cost of recycling all this paint is estimated to come […]

Business Community Constituency Government International Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

Glanbia Announcement Welcomed by MP

Speaking after the announcement that Glanbia has sold its Glanbia Cheese mozzarella arm to US firm Leprino Foods Company, DUP MP Carla Lockhart said: “The size of the payment in this sale reflects the economic value of Glanbia Cheese, and the success it has had in recent years. The team in Magheralin have put excellence […]

Community Council Government Louth Louth County Council

Louth County Council Dog Pound Launch First Dedicated Facebook Page

Louth County Council Dog Pound has a new dedicated Facebook page which launched over the last week. One of the busiest local authority pounds in the county, the Louth County Council facility is now more accessible than ever, with daily postings on new arrivals of dogs, pups and updates on those available for rehoming. The […]